Chad Chorzelewski

Marines 0370 O-5, Active Duty

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Years of Service: 21 years, May 1996 - October 2017


Experience

Military & Campus Recruitment Program Manager, Chewy.com,
August 2017 - Present

Multi-Division Associate Vice President (AVP), U. S. Marines,
July 2016 - October 2017

Multi-Division Associate Vice President (AVP), U. S. Marines,
June 2015 - July 2016

Work Experience

Military & Campus Recruitment Program Manager August 2017 - Present

Chewy.com Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

  • Rapidly adapted to a new business partner’s need to hire an additional 45 pharmacists within 4 weeks for rapid expansion of a new Pharmacy business segment to meet unanticipated segment growth and success
  • Partnered with Learning and Development, Operations, and Human Resources to develop the first MBA and Undergraduate Operations Internship Program for the fulfillment center network including onboarding, project management, performance evaluation, and full-time employment conversion decisions
  • Published and implemented “Operations Management - Exempt Leadership Programs” White Paper to streamline the enterprise-wide understanding of recruiting strategy for sourcing, screening, interviewing, and hiring campus and military leaders for the fulfillment center network
  • Developed an expanding campus network for graduate and undergraduate candidates utilizing a variety of sourcing channels, including job boards, social media, and internet searches
  • Developed an active network of military bases, veterans service organizations, and online sourcing channels to develop a candidate pipeline and establish Chewy’s presence in military recruiting community
  • Managed full life cycle recruitment of military and campus candidates and exceeded hiring goals of 20% of all new Area Managers from military and campus pipelines respectively

Multi-Division Associate Vice President (AVP) July 2016 - October 2017

Marines | 0370 | O-5 | Camp Lejeune, NC, USA

  • Trained key leaders on special projects, delegated key responsibilities to divisional personnel and closely monitored administrative and logistic issues within the organization.
  • Provided assistance in conducting critical assessments and reports of projects for continued improvement and safety.
  • Served as the right-hand person to the General Manager and developed policies and strategies to ensure the completion of division goals.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve division results.

Multi-Division Associate Vice President (AVP) June 2015 - July 2016

Marines | 0802 | O-5 | Okinawa, Japan

  • Served as the organization leader's second in-command and managed the organization's critical information requirements.
  • Supervised and trained key staff leaders in the execution of the organization's decision-making cycle, the crucial management process designed to synchronize the organization's current and future operations.
  • Coordinated and monitored all organization staff activities to optimize control of operations.
  • Led important organizational process and quality improvement projects impacting 1500 team members.

Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development (AVP) June 2013 - June 2015

Marines | 0802 | O-5 | Okinawa Japan

  • Lead and directed the planned development and reinforcement of organizational strategies, structures, and processes for improving an organization's effectiveness.
  • Developed and enhanced organizational capabilities to better adapt to the fast-changing external environment of new markets, regulations, and technologies.
  • Served as the organization's point of contact for assessing policy, organization structure, training, leadership, education, people, and facilities in all company business units.
  • Provided capability management and integration of all policy, organization structure, training, leadership, education, people, and facilities' considerations across the organization.

Director Business Operations Division June 2010 - June 2013

Marines | 0370 | O-4 | Camp H. M. Smith, Halawa, HI, USA

  • Developed and recommended business priorities to senior leaders for training operations of the division.
  • Streamlined staff procedures and processes to plan and coordinate annual readiness plans for leaders to develop strategic decisions and project budgets.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Built high performing, cross-functional teams and developed systems and processes to achieve objectives and goals.
  • Synchronized business operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people, business units, and coordinating all relevant inputs to ensure production output and on time delivery goals were achieved.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

July 2017

Meritorious Service Medal

June 2016

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

June 2013

Training and Certifications

Senior Certified Professional - Society for Human Resources Management

December 2016